In this post, we’ll summarise some of the key stories coming out of London leisure property landlords. Here, we’ll explore the redevelopment taking place in West London following the news that the former BBC HQ is to become the heart of London’s next hotspot: White City.
With housing, offices, mixed retail and leisure property comprising this new community, White City will be a high-end destination with a couture, boutique spirit.
White City will be a high-end destination with a couture, boutique spirit.
1908 saw the creation of the White City Stadium, set-up to hold the Olympics in London over a century before the capital would do so again in Stratford. Later, the district became the home of the BBC HQ.
Now, however, the building and surrounding estates are undergoing a transformation. Some of the developments include 5,000 new homes, a media village, a science campus for Imperial College (“Imperial West”), and a new Soho House hotel
Two well-known London developers are carrying out the work: Stanhope and St James. Stanhope is now the owner of the old BBC television centre and is taking advantage of the surrounding space to redevelop it in a number of ways. St James has secured the planning for up to 1,465 new homes over the next fifteen years.
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